Commentary provides evidence that the degree of income inequality can lead to a long list of health issues.
2-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST
An on-board air filtration system developed specifically for school buses reduces exposure to vehicular pollutants by up to 88 percent, according to a study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
27-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST
New Study by UCLA Researchers Could Lead the Way for Better Assessment of Treatment Options for Men with Prostate Cancer
UCLA researchers have found that radiation therapy is the most common treatment for men with prostate cancer regardless of the aggressiveness of the tumor, risk to the patient and overall patient prognosis. These findings lay the groundwork for...
19-Feb-2015 2:45 PM EST
Stein Eye Institute and Doheny Eye Institute Join Forces to Improve Patient Access to Top Vision Specialists
Two of the nation’s top eye institutes have united in an affiliation that will improve patients’ access to leading vision specialists.
11-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST
Latinos are one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States, with their numbers having risen 243 percent since 1980. Yet the number of Latino physicians per 100,000 Latinos has declined by 22 percent during that period.
10-Feb-2015 10:00 PM EST
In the first study of its kind, a consortium led by UCLA physicians found that paramedics can start medications for patients in the first minutes after onset of a stroke. While the specific drug tested, magnesium sulfate, did not improve patient...
2-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST
FDA Approves New Drug that has Shown Groundbreaking Results in Patients with Estrogen-Receptor Positive Advanced Breast Cancer
FDA has approved IBRANCE (palbociclib), representing a new treatment method to arrest tumor growth in certain advanced breast cancer patients. IBRANCE targets a key family of proteins responsible for cell growth. Results of a phase 2 study found the...
3-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST
A pioneering surgery may help people suffering from a frustrating breathing condition in which the damaged phrenic nerve prevents the diaphragm from getting the message to breathe.
30-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST
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UCLA Sports Concussion Expert Available to Talk About Calif. Bill AB 2127 Restricting Contact Drills for High School Football
22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Thomas Coates, Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, Available to Comment on World Wide Polio Threat
9-May-2014 6:00 PM EDT
March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Since this cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. UCLA experts encourage people to embrace these 10 tips to help protect colon...
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UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
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